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Dec 1, 2012 4:00pm PST
. >> cargo ships diverted because of a sport strike in l.a. are headed to oakland. the strike ban tuesday. clerical workers walked off the job and the long shoremen joined them. the the works say the port wants to move their jobs overseas, and the port says that is not true. the strike could cost the ports billions in business. it's not clear if the ships headed to oakland will unload there. >> the world's first nuclear powered aircraft carrier has been taken out of active service. thousands of people said goodbye to the uss enterprise which was deactivated in virginia today. it's seen action in every major conflict since the cuban missile crisis. the military will remove its nuclear fuel and then scrap it for parts. >> ahead, making the holidays special for those in need. an effort kicks off to provide toys to some 3,000 bay area children this holiday season. >> and taking a live look at live doppler 7hd, tracking the third storm to hit the bay area this week. meteorologist leighkx ñ >> ama: nancy pelosi has been recognized for her work the fight against aids. she was honored du
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 5:00pm PST
manslaughter. >>> several shopping districts in the oakland area are seeing expanded police and security patrols, this after an increase in burglaries and other crimes. tomas roman is live in the east bay. >> we're here in berkeley at the shopping district, and crime isn't a big problem here. but just over the boredder in oakland, robberies, burglaries and homicides are on the rise and oakland police are asking for help from nearby agencies. >> montclair village is a shopping district that is three blocks long, two blocks wide at the foot of the oakland hills. it's seeing an increase in crime. >> we have been seeing a lot more home invasions and burglaries. so, anything that can help control it, i'm for it. reporter: help is on the way in the form of bail arm company. they will patrol the area in an effort to help the oakland police department. the company will respond to calls from its existing customers as well as any other merchant in need. howard says their presence is being felt. >> we see a fair amount of patrols of the shopping district and come up and down the street. we
ABC
Dec 29, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >>> just ahead. taking a stand against crime in oakland. plus, how one group is honoring one of the youngest victims of violence in oakland last year. >> a sunny saturday, but what's ahead? the forecast is next. >> rick: i'm rick quan. sports is next. and a much-anticipated showdown between stanford and connecticut, proves to >> a west oakland bike shop is honoring the memory of a child shot three years ago, bikes for life organized the rally to discuss violence prevention. community leaders spoke in support of youth programs and the group gave away bicycles. >> we want to bring more unity back to the community, and this is the way we start, with the kids. often they're overlooked. so when all this big money is being spent and decisions about the neighborhood, often it's the youth that's overlooked. >> ama: this is the third year of the bikes for life giveaway, supported by corporate sponsorship. >> in oakland, members of soldiers against violence everywhere, also known as s.a.v.e., demonstrated for action against all violence. organizes met at the corner of 29th avenue and internat
ABC
Dec 29, 2012 5:00pm PST
the year is out. i'll tell you about that later. >> ama: crews in oakland today pulled a body out of the water near the marina in jack london square. homicide investigators responded after people spotted the body this morning. at this point police will only say it's a man who appeared to be in his 60s. police are asking anyone who may have information about him to give them a call. >>> also in oakland, the search is on for two masked gunmen accused of a takeover robbery at a restaurant. happened around 9:00 thursday night at thai noodles. the gunmen robbed four couple offers and employee of cash and took money from the register no reports of any injuries. >>> in an effort to ree prevent crime in oakland, church leaders and community members got together today to spread a powerful message. organizers of today's rally say they're tired of senseless violence everywhere and are calling for a national ban on assault weapons and high capacity clips and are demanding the city of oakland make public safety a priority. >> we demand our mayor declare oakland a state of emergency and get the
ABC
Dec 15, 2012 5:00pm PST
/abc-7 news. >>> the bay area, authorities in san francisco and oakland are working to get guns off the streets. we're live from san francisco hall of justice where a look at the weapons recovered today. reporter: we just learned that actually 425 guns were bought back today. what made this program unique is it was funded by an anonymous door know, giving enough money to get 500 guns off the streets. >> more than 200 people braved long lines and cold temperatures to turn in their guns here at the san francisco omega boys club. many were brought here by the same tragedy. the mass murder of 20 children in connecticut. >> it hit me pretty strong. >> that why you brought the gun? >> absolutely. i never thought about getting rid of them. >> he is a vietnam vet. he says he and his wife sobbed while watching the news. >> seeing what happened yesterday, we got to give -- kids now day goods through. reporter: the gun buyback was funded by an anonymous donor. they contacted the omega boys club in san francisco. the director says the turnout shows both communities care about gun violence. >> w
ABC
Dec 15, 2012 6:00pm PST
dallas! >> ama: a previously scheduled gun buyback program for oakland and san francisco got a boost today. hundreds of guns were bought by the oakland and san francisco police department. them to mass roman has the story. >> i just decided to get rid of the guns. >> michelle, who did not want to give her last name, was one of more than 200 people selling their guns to the police. many who waited in this long line were brought here by the same tragedy. the mass murder of 27 children in connecticut. >> it hit me strong. i never thought about getting rid of them before. >> dana is a vietnam vet and says he and his wife sobbed while watching the news. jan was turning in her gun so it could never be used to take a life. >> this is something that might hurt somebody some day. then i would feel terrible about that. reporter: the gun buyback was funded by an anonymous door nor who contacted the youth program, who contacted the boys c club in san francisco. the turnout shows both communities care about gun violence. >> when a community says enough is enough, you got a good chance. >> in oakl
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 6:00pm PST
not releasing it. the are no arrests at this point, and police do not have any suspects. oakland now approaching 120 homicides for the year above the homicide tote kwr58 -- total last year of 110. >> we have breaking news out of concord. the food max store is shut down because of some sort of enemy cal -- kim cal -- chemical smell. >> an armed suspect has been shot in sacramento after a four-hour standoff with police at a fast food restaurant. you can see smoke rise after police fired a concussion grenade into a jack-in-the-box. officers then ran one of two hostages to safety. the other hostage wall rescued unharmed. the gunman was rushed to the hospital. the incident began at 12:30 this afternoon when the man tried to rob the restaurant. >> controversy brewing on c berkeley campus. students want to ban the salvation army. we're live at cal with a look at what's behind the ban. reporter: students here at uc berkeley say that they really enjoy the holidays but they say they don't want the salvationy army to be any part of it elm student government passed a resolution banning the chari
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm EST
minutes of the game. >> let's go to oakland. take a look at the pigeon on the field. it was acting like an extra defender. these guys are focused, they did not even look at it, almost dep donnan. no. 65 actually tried to kick it out of the way. the chiefs played a goose egg the loss to the raiders 15-0 before they finally got the pitch and off the field. it looks like the orioles are going to pass on trying to sign first baseman adam laroche. he just turned 38 -- just turned 33 and once a three-year deal. we will keep you posted. >> 22 guys on the field, and nobody could hit him. >> go to wjla.com/facebook to sign up to when one of the hottest yes. we will be right back >> a big crowd of day on friday. for us, it will be chilly but a sunny holiday weekend coming up
ABC
Dec 22, 2012 6:00pm PST
, and we have this picture of a rainbow over oakland this afternoon. and do stay with abc-7 news and abc-7 news.com for the latest on the storms. >> that will do it for us at 6:00. i'm ama daetz. for leigh glaser and mike shumann, thank you for joining us. you can share the holiday spirit with a greeting card from our facebook page. go to facebook come come-/abc-7 news and click the holiday cards captioned by closed captioning services inc. the following is a paid advertisement for the best of the carol burnett show dvd collection. (tarzan yell) you laughed with her... you sang with her... you cherished your time with her... "who...me?" there's no star in hollywood more loveable... more talented... more entertaining than carol burnett. carol's legendary variety show won 25 emmys, and all of our hearts. it's as hilarious and spectacular today as it was the first time we saw it... heave! and now, the very best of carol's classic show
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